Bedroom Decorating Ideas for 5 Year Old Boys

When your boy comes to the age of 4-6, you start to consider a new bedroom for them, the theme of which is not baby-ish but a little characteristic. Sports, nautical, and pirates all come to mind. And you also want the new decorated bedroom to last as long as possible to save some money. What you need is figuring out your boy’s possible interests and focus a theme of the bedroom on them. Below we’ll list a few smart and creative decorating ideas for you to start with.


Ideas for Sports

If you plan to decorate a bedroom that could last long without remodeling, then a sports theme is always the best choice. Most boys love sports and some cases show that a sports theme based bedroom can accompany a boy from 4 to 10 years old. Figure out which sports they may love and start to design the bedroom based on it. Buy beddings and comforter in sports style they love from Amazon and other online stores. You can also add more and more Clip arts and posters of their favorite team to enrich the room’s décor as time goes on. So leave some wall space for future use of these free décor. Prepare a floating shelf or a big shelf for your boy’s trophies and other relevant sports products like baseball, helmet, basketball, skateboard, etc. Below is a recommended popular shelf with positive reviews.

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Ideas for Superhero

Many 5 year old boys love superheroes like Batman, Spiderman, Superman, etc. You can begin with 2D models like pictures, wall decals, and rugs in superhero style. After that you can start to build 3D world. You can set the bat mobile at the bottom, driving along the wall, and Superman flying on the ceiling, met by Spiderman crawling up the wall and throwing a net. In order to save money, you can buy a few Spiderman, Batman and Superman sheets and the coordinating comforter sets on Amazon or in Walmart. Set pillow, flat sheet and top sheet in different character styles. For example, Superman pillow, Batman flat sheet and Spiderman top sheet.

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Plain Idea – An Updatable Idea

Plain style is our recommended idea for a 5 year old boy’s bedroom. Buy curtains and bedding in plain style and personalize the pillowcase, seat covers, items, etc. Decorate plain walls so that you can update it with wall decals, posters, murals in their favorite styles in different ages. By doing this can also save you plenty of money to buy storage furniture and more toys. If your boys are fans of space, you can glue some start decals on the ceiling, paint some balls like planets and hang them over the bedroom.

Idea for Video Game

A bedroom in a video game theme is particularly suitable for boys who love playing video games. The posters given as a gift in a video game can be hung. Decors of cartoon and video game stars like Mario brothers can be placed in the bedroom. Just one more idea is to use an overhead projector to trace their favorite video game stars on the wall and paint them.

Other Ideas

How about dinosaurs, farm animals, science, hotwheels, King Kong, machinery, sea creatures, vehicles, wolverine, soccer, rugby, karate and bionicles, motorbikes, ben 10, BAKUGAN, Beyblades, etc.?